Aaron Seybert

Social Investment Officer

Mr. Seybert is a Vice President in Chase’s New Markets Tax Credit group. In that role he works with developers and businesses to structure, underwrite and close federal New Markets Tax Credit and Historic Tax Credit transactions across an 11 state region. Prior to joining Chase, Mr. Seybert was the Assistant Vice President for Community Development at a Low Income Housing Tax Credit syndicator and Community Development Financial Institution in Michigan. In that role Mr. Seybert managed a portfolio of equity investments, originated new multifamily senior debt, structured work outs for troubled assets and established a new national lending unit. Mr. Seybert has significant experience in tax equity structured finance, affordable housing, historic preservation, and community and economic development policy. He is the co-author of two bills passed in the state of Michigan protecting the tax status of affordable housing developments in Michigan.

More recently Mr. Seybert is part of the team leading JPMorgan Chase’s $100 million commitment to Detroit. He and his clients are responsible for deploying $40 million of new capital into low and moderate income neighborhoods across a variety of asset classes focusing on new high quality housing options and job creation.

Mr. Seybert obtained his B.B.A. in Accounting and Corporate Finance from Central Michigan University and a J.D. from the Michigan State University College of law. He is a licensed attorney in Michigan. He is also a member of the American Bar Association Forums on Affordable Housing and Community Development, Tax Law, and Business Law and a board member of the Michigan Magnet Fund and the Core Cities Strategic Fund.

In 2013 Mr. Seybert and his wife relocated from Chicago back home to Michigan pursue their passions and to make a difference.